FC Barcelona look set to welcome Lionel Messi back into the mix following the Argentines recovery from injury that kept him out of action for three weeks.
Sitting 4th on the La Liga table, Barcelona will look for a win over Deportivo La Coruna as they attempt to keep pace with the Madrid clubs at the top.
Barcelona were dealt with a massive injury set-back during their draw against Atletico Madrid as Lionel Messi was forced to cut-short his involvement in the game due to a groin strain, which has now ruled him out for 3 weeks.
Barcelona were held to a 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou as the Catalans failed to capitalize on Real Madrid's slip-up against Villarreal.
Barcelona failed to grab their chance to close the gap on Real Madrid at the top of La Liga after being held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night.
As the 2016-17 campaign of the UEFA Champions League gets underway, FC Barcelona welcome Scottish champions Celtic to the Camp Nou to play the opening fixture of Group C on Tuesday.
Real Madrid's low key summer transfer window is set to come under even more criticism, as FIFA has rejected the appeals lodged by Real and Atletico Madrid against the transfer bans imposed on them.
Injury concerns persist with two of the best footballers in the world. While Messi is suffering from a groin injury, Ronaldo has not featured at all for Real Madrid this season due to a knee injury
Barcelona face Athletic Bilbao on Sunday in a difficult away trip to San Mames, and will be hoping to continue their winning streak after thrashing Real Betis 6-2 in their La Liga curtain raiser.
The goal machine that is Barcelona started off the new season as dominant as ever, smashing 6 goals against Real Betis. They now travel to San Mames and will hope to carry on their winning ways against Athletic Bilbao.